Archive For The “States’ Rights & Nullification” Category

88-Year-Old Charged After Police Discover What He Did To Wife Of Six Decades

88-Year-Old Charged After Police Discover What He Did To Wife Of Six Decades

District Attorney John J. Flynn Jr. commended the work of Cheektowaga Police concerning a “domestic dispute” between a couple that have been married for more than 60 years. Martin Turkiewicz, 88, hit his wife’s head with a hammer while she was in a nursing home last week. After being married for over 60 years, an…

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Good government can fit inside our pockets

Good government can fit inside our pockets

We have a great Constitution, and next Sunday, Sept. 17, we celebrate its 230th anniversary on “Constitution Day.” But which Constitution will we celebrate? Among the ingenious features of our national government’s operating manual are its separation and limitation of powers and its built-in checks and balances. But one often-overlooked virtue of our Constitution is…

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Meckler: GOP establishment undercut Trump on budget dealing

Meckler: GOP establishment undercut Trump on budget dealing

Mark Meckler appeared on Fox Business recently to discuss the latest budget deals and why he thinks the Republican establishment has been so willing to undercut Trump’s agenda. A Convention of States can force our politicians to do what they’ve never done before: work together for the good of the American people. By proposing amendments…

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Florida Officials Pursuing Charges After They See What Residents Left Behind In Hurricane

Florida Officials Pursuing Charges After They See What Residents Left Behind In Hurricane

According to officials, residents in Pahokee and Belle Glade Florida are likely to face criminal charges for abandoning their pets to Hurricane Irma. These people also tied their dogs to trees so that the pets wouldn’t be able to flee the coming storm. It is sometimes said that a person’s character is illuminated by the…

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Tragic End For Texas Football Viewing Party After Argument Gets Out Of Control

Tragic End For Texas Football Viewing Party After Argument Gets Out Of Control

Police secure the home where the tragic shooting took place. Seven people plus the shooter were killed yesterday in Plano, Texas as a football viewing party took a tragic turn. A motive for the incident hasn’t been released but a neighbor witnessed the beginning. Crystal Sugg told reporters that she saw a man and a…

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The best WORST arguments against a Convention of States

The best WORST arguments against a Convention of States

The Convention of States (COS) Project was founded by Citizens for Self-Governance for the purpose of stopping the runaway power of the federal government. We believe Washington, D.C., is broken and will not fix itself. The federal government is spending this country into the ground, seizing power from the states and taking liberty from the…

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IRS Director Lois Lerner WILL NOT be prosecuted, Sessions slammed for “miscarriage of justice”

IRS Director Lois Lerner WILL NOT be prosecuted, Sessions slammed for “miscarriage of justice”

Two prominent House Republicans criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions for declining to reopen a criminal investigation into charges that former IRS Director Lois Lerner violated several federal laws by targeting conservative groups and lying to Congress during its three-year probe. House Ways and Means Committee chairman Kevin Brady (R., Texas) and Rep. Peter Roskam (R.,…

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Report: Trump seeking deal with Schumer to permanently erase the debt ceiling

Report: Trump seeking deal with Schumer to permanently erase the debt ceiling

Just one day after Trump struck a deal with Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi to temporarily raise the national debt ceiling, the Washington Post reported that the President also discussed with Sen. Schumer a measure to scrap the debt ceiling altogether. From CNBC: President Donald Trump and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer have agreed to seek a…

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Why the Founders included the Convention of States option in the Constitution

Why the Founders included the Convention of States option in the Constitution

The Convention of States (COS) Project was founded by Citizens for Self-Governance for the purpose of stopping the runaway power of the federal government. We believe Washington, D.C., is broken and will not fix itself. The federal government is spending this country into the ground, seizing power from the states and taking liberty from the…

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Kentucky Trial Begins As State Might Become The First In The Union Without One

Kentucky Trial Begins As State Might Become The First In The Union Without One

Governor Bevin of Kentucky has attorneys fighting the ACLU and Planned Parenthood regarding the last abortion clinic in the state. The facility has been breaking the state law without compunction, and Bevin wants it shut down. A trial in federal court is underway to see if Kentucky will become the first state in America to…

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Trump strikes deal with Pelosi, Schumer to raise the debt ceiling

Trump strikes deal with Pelosi, Schumer to raise the debt ceiling

President Trump has stunned Republican lawmakers with his abrupt decision to strike a deal with Democrats for a short-term increase in the debt ceiling tied to Hurricane Harvey relief money, though Congress nevertheless is moving quickly toward a vote that could come by the end of the week. The president made the deal during a…

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Trump’s DACA decision is about more than immigration

Trump’s DACA decision is about more than immigration

Trump’s decision to end Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program isn’t really about immigration at all. It’s about one simple question, a question that has plagued America’s system of governance for decades: Who decides? Does the President unilaterally determine immigration policy or do the people, acting through their elected members of Congress? Does the…

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Country Awaits Legal Decision On Confederate Statues As Judge Requests More Time

Country Awaits Legal Decision On Confederate Statues As Judge Requests More Time

The city of Charlottesville is still in the grips of a legal battle concerning the fate of the war memorial statues. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has argued that state law does not protect the monuments of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, but by actually reading the legislation it seems he’s wrong. Although it…

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Pennsylvania Bill Would Expand Healthcare Freedom

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Sept. 6, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Pennsylvania House would help facilitate healthcare freedom outside of government regulatory schemes. Rep. Matthew Baker (R-Wellsboro) introduced House Bill 1739 (HB1739) along with 12 co-sponsors on Aug. 24. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not constitute…

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FULL SHOW: Mark Meckler hosts Patriot Tonight on SiriusXM

FULL SHOW: Mark Meckler hosts Patriot Tonight on SiriusXM

The Convention of States (COS) Project was founded by Citizens for Self-Governance for the purpose of stopping the runaway power of the federal government. We believe Washington, D.C., is broken and will not fix itself. The federal government is spending this country into the ground, seizing power from the states and taking liberty from the…

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Dear Congress: It’s not us, it’s you

Dear Congress: It’s not us, it’s you

Dear Republican Senators and Representatives, It’s not us, it’s you. We want to like you, we really do, but it’s time to have a hard conversation. We had high hopes in November when we began this journey, after being persuaded to vote on Election Day. You talked a good game and made plenty of promises,…

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States Leap Into Action After Veterinarians Sound Alarm On Worsening Crisis

States Leap Into Action After Veterinarians Sound Alarm On Worsening Crisis

Less than a year ago Maine Governor Paul LePage signed a bill requiring veterinarians to check the Prescription Monitoring Program for signs of abuse before issuing opioid prescriptions to pet owners. The move comes out of desperation as more and more Americans fall prey to drug addiction. Desperate drug addicts are turning to an unlikely…

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Bill to End Unchecked Police Surveillance Dies in California Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Sept 5, 2017) –  Last week, a bill that would have required all law enforcement agencies in the state to get local government approval before acquiring or using surveillance technology died in a California Assembly committee. Passage of the bill would have taken the first step toward limiting the unchecked use of surveillance…

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Meckler: Anger directed at Congress is “white hot”

Meckler: Anger directed at Congress is “white hot”

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak on Fox & Friends to discuss the results of their new poll that revealed what you probably already know.  People don’t love Congress.  In fact, only 15% of registered voters polled said they approved of the job that Congress was doing. I know what you’re thinking: what on earth is wrong…

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Mark Levin and Jim DeMint talk Convention of States on C-SPAN2

Mark Levin and Jim DeMint talk Convention of States on C-SPAN2

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Mark Levin, an endorser of Convention of States Project, and Sen. Jim DeMint, a Senior Advisor to Convention of States Project, talk about how they came to see Article V as a solution as big as the problem.… Read more at the Convention of States (The opinions in this article…

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